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Synonyms for ground

Synonyms for ground

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a basis for an action or a decision

a fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal

that which provides a reason or justification

Synonyms for ground

a rational motive for a belief or action

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

a relation that provides the foundation for something

a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)

the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused

a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting

the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

fix firmly and stably


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confine or restrict to the ground

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place or put on the ground

instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject

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bring to the ground

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hit or reach the ground

throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage

hit a groundball

hit onto the ground

cover with a primer

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connect to a ground

use as a basis for

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'We see ourselves very much as part of Birmingham's creative industrial sector, but we are breaking fresh ground by directing our creativity towards young people.'
All these verite programs are breaking fresh ground for gay visibility and defusing a bit of the frustration felt by activists at the timidity of some fictional network shows like Will & Grace.
In a brief comparison to other reference sources, Popular American Recording Pioneers stands out for breaking fresh ground. The New Grove Dictionary of American Music (London: Macmillan, 1986) covers only seven of the artists or groups discussed by Gracyk and Hoffmann: Jim Europe, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Vess Ossman, Nat Shilkret, John Philip Sousa, Paul Whiteman, and Bert Williams; amazingly, it does not include artists who were hugely popular in their time but are less known today (Billy Murray, for example).
We look forward to audiences discovering the rich complexity and diversity of new age Indian storytelling through the lens of these talented filmmakers who are breaking fresh grounds for Indian cinema globally." The special showcase will kick off at 7pm on July 4 with Village Rockstars (2017), by writer, director and producer Rima Das.
However, on the professional front, he looks forward to seeing more young doctors and health practitioners venturing into the field of sports medicine and breaking fresh grounds, he said.